Raphinha makes important admission after scoring from the bench

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Raphinha will have to work hard to earn his spot on his favoured right flank this season.

The emergence of Lamine Yamal, resurgence of Ferran Torres and the signing of Joao Felix, means competition is thick in that position.

Raphinha who scored immediately after coming on against Real Betis, has said he’s relishing the competition.

“I always say it’s great to have competition on the team,” Raphinha told the media after Barcelona thrashed Real Betis 5-0.

“We have a quality team and any player who takes part in a game will have a positive reaction.

“Winning is the most important part. We’re very happy.”